Research institutes Faculty of Law

The Faculty’s research programme is embedded in a formal structure which deepens the Faculty’s research profile and strengthens the coherence of research. The institutes provide an international and inspiring academic environment to our researchers. This scheme provides an overview.


Research Institutes

Maastricht Centre for European Law (MCEL) Ius Commune: Integration, differentiation and flexibility: new perspectives on EU law and policy
Montesquieu Institute Maastricht Legal protection and enforcement: the interaction between the national and European dimension
Institute for Corporate Law, Governance and Innovations Policies (ICGI) Ius Commune: General law of obligations and contract law
Institute for Transnational Legal Research (METRO) Liability and insurance, cross-border environmental law, legal persons in Europe, foundations and principles of civil procedural law in Europe
Maastricht European Private Law Institute (M-EPLI) Ius Commune: Contract law and law of obligations in general, property law
Institute for Globalisation and International Regulation (IGIR)

Ius Commune: Intellectual property, constitutional processes in the international legal order

Maastricht Centre for Human Rights

School of Human Rights Research

The Maastricht Forensic Institute (TMFI)  
Maastricht Centre for Taxation (MCT) Ius Commune: tax issues in the internal market


Inter-faculty research institutes
Centre for European Research in Maastricht (CERiM)
Institute for Transnational and Euregional Cross Border Cooperation and Mobility (ITEM)
Maastricht Centre for Citizenship, Migration and Development (MACIMIDE)
Maastricht Centre for Arts and Culture, Conservation adn Heritage (MACCH)
International Centre for Integrated Assesment and Sustainable Development (ICIS)